Narendra Modi appointed as India's new Prime Minister, oath taking on May 26

New Delhi, 20 May-2014, PTI: Narendra Modi, who steered BJP and the NDA to a landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections, was today appointed Prime Minister, ushering in a new era of a non-Congress government with an absolute majority on its own in 30 years.

Narendra Modi appointed as India’s new Prime Minister, oath taking on May 26

Narendra Modi appointed as India's new Prime Minister, oath taking on May 26

“I came to call on the President. The President has given me a formal letter (of appointment as the PM) and has invited me for oath-taking ceremony on May 26 at 6 pm as we had earlier decided,” Modi told the media emerging from the meeting with the President Pranab Mukherjee.